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The scientific brotherhood: Pre-Raphaelite art put under the microscope

The scientific brotherhood: Pre-Raphaelite art put under the microscope

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The Art Newspaper reviews the latest book by Professor John Holmes
Date:
14/08/2019
Liminality in David Copperfield

Liminality in David Copperfield

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In this guest post, Sophie Phelps explores 'liminal' Dickensian characters who are not quite children and not quite adults, as she shows with a case study of David Copperfield's "child-wife" Dora.
Date:
16/11/2018
Rebels of art and science: the empirical drive of the Pre-Raphaelites

Rebels of art and science: the empirical drive of the Pre-Raphaelites

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John Holmes writes for the latest edition of Nature.
Date:
30/10/2018
Midlands universities partnership will train the next generation of arts and humanities researchers

Midlands universities partnership will train the next generation of arts and humanities researchers

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Eight leading universities in the Midlands are joining together to train the next generation of highly-skilled arts and humanities researchers, thanks to funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
Date:
15/08/2018
'High prices, big posters, and great confidence … Town very much excited on the subject': Charles Dickens on the Birmingham stage in 1848

'High prices, big posters, and great confidence … Town very much excited on the subject': Charles Dickens on the Birmingham stage in 1848

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"Delighted to find that we have left so agreeable an impression in Birmingham" – Martin Killeen's guest post on the #CLiCDickens Blog traces how Dickens organised a local amateur performance with material held by the Cadbury Research Library.
Date:
14/03/2018
The CLiC Dickens Day: celebrating the end of an AHRC-funded project

The CLiC Dickens Day: celebrating the end of an AHRC-funded project

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The CLiC Dickens team celebrated the successful conclusion of their AHRC-funded project with the CLiC Dickens Day on 1 December.
Date:
11/12/2017
Report on our second annual Tea with the Sphinx conference

Report on our second annual Tea with the Sphinx conference

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Kelee M. Siat writes about the interdisciplinary conference on Ancient Egyptian Reception Studies held at the University in September.
Date:
05/10/2017
Quick update from the CLiC Dickens team: conference season

Quick update from the CLiC Dickens team: conference season

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A blog post describing the events that the CLiC Dickens team will be involved in over the summer.
Date:
17/07/2017
Lapworth Museum shows judges for Art Fund Museum of the Year that 'geology rocks'

Lapworth Museum shows judges for Art Fund Museum of the Year that 'geology rocks'

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Judges for the prestigious Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017 award, the world's largest prize for museums, visited Birmingham's Lapworth Museum of Geology today (Monday 12 June) for an exclusive, interactive tour.
Date:
12/06/2017
Making Space: Exploring issues of gender representation in Higher Education on International Women's Day

Making Space: Exploring issues of gender representation in Higher Education on International Women's Day

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The University of Birmingham is marking International Women's Day with a special exhibition celebrating the incredible achievements of its inspirational female staff, students and alumni.
Date:
08/03/2017
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